If you have an asthmatic child, one of your main concerns will be keeping him or her healthy and safe at school. Make sure to have all of your asthma action plans ready before the school year, as well and ensure that the school staff is trained in assisting students in emergency medication.
So what is the effect on high altitudes on asthma? If I board an airplane, will this make my asthma worse? What if you climb to the top of a mountain? These are common questions I've had to answer over the years. In fact, when I traveled to Denver in 1985 to stay at the asthma hospital -- Denver is a mile high -- this was one of the questions my…